Spaghetti and Cheese ~ from Elizabeth McKenzie

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I dearly love getting to hear the stories and memories of your childhood. Knowing how much recipes are a part of our heritage, when you share one of your treasured recipes with me I take it to heart and consider it a great honor to receive such a gift. Today’s recipe is from Elizabeth McKenzie, a dear and fun person (after reading this I know she must get that from her Granny!) that I was ... Continue Reading

A Little Chat Video

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A little chat video for those who have been following me on Facebook :). I mentioned I had big news coming and I talk about the press release for that, the current issue of Taste of the South with my feature, upcoming things on Southern Plate, my next book, my episode of Paula Deen and more. Gratefully, Christy This post was sent to Life At Bountiful subscribers. If you would like to be added ... Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Teriyaki

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It wasn't until a phone call I had with someone in New York last week that I realized most people consider slow cookers to be for fall and winter dishes. From reading my Facebook page, though, I know that most of us (you and I) LOVE our slow cooker in the summer time. There is nothing like having supper ready on a day when it's 100+ degrees outside and not having to turn on your oven. A slow ... Continue Reading

YooHoo Ice Cream – & Why we should love mean people :)

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Today I'm bringing you a recipe for YooHoo Ice cream and the photos are from when we all made it at my parent's house on the fourth of July this year. We sure did have a lot of fun and everyone enjoyed it. This ice cream is super simple to make, contains no eggs, and tastes very much like a Frosty from Wendy's, if you are familiar with those. I have an ulterior motive today, though, because ... Continue Reading

Ice Cream Maker Giveaway – 10 Winners!

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This contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated! Congratulations to: Lucia Hames Amy Oliver Kathleen Thomas Lisa Milby Traci Collins (Traci, having problems getting an email to you. Please post on my fb page if you can so I can reach you) Summer (partial email is summer2975) Amy Van Eps Christy Schoolfield Linda Rickets Stephanie Munson I've emailed ... Continue Reading

Summer Corn Salad – and THANK YOU for being the “real” reality!

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  Today I'm bringing you what is, in my mind, the perfect summer salad for a picnic or barbecue. It's cool, refreshing, has a blend of great flavors that work together perfectly, and is a cinch to make. Don't you just love recipes like that? I sure do! But y'all know it is a rare thing for me to just go headlong right into a recipe. I like to take ya on a few trips around the block first ... Continue Reading

My Menu for our Dinner Guests

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We were so excited when our friends, the McKee's came over for dinner last night. They live in Florida and we love to get together with them whenever we go to Disney but we've never had a chance to have them in our home! We even went on vacation together last summer and had an absolute ball. So when it came time for them to come eat in my kitchen, I wanted to put on a spread! They ended up ... Continue Reading

The Subinator ~And Why I Got Laid Off From Subway

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If you use Facebook, please click the "Like" button above, thank you! My son and all of my nephews love sub sandwiches. Their favorite "fast food" place is Subway so when Brady's birthday was on the horizon, all of the nephews got together and decided that Aunt Christy should buy Subway for everyone at the party. ~blinks~ Now keep in mind this is five boys, all around the age of twelve. You ... Continue Reading

(EASY) Candied Dill Pickles ~ From Julie Hutson

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I dearly love getting to hear the stories and memories of your childhood. Knowing how much recipes are a part of our heritage, when you share one of your treasured recipes with me I take it to heart and consider it a great honor to receive such a gift. Today's recipe is from Julie Hutson, and it is one she shares by way of her dear Grandmother. I know you'll enjoy the story and recipe as much as I ... Continue Reading

Southern Living Quick Fix Tuscan Pork Chops (video)

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You know, the coolest thing for me about filming all of these Quick Fix Supper videos at Southern Living was getting to work with all of the wonderful people there. That was such an honor. The second coolest thing, though, was getting to taste all of the food! These Tuscan Pork Chops were a favorite of mine and I cannot tell you how many times I've made the Chicken Tacos. I keep the chicken ... Continue Reading